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Salehian M H, Hemayat Talab A, Neshati A, Qiyomarsi E. Evaluation of athlete burnout among elite coaches and its relationship with mental health. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry 2022; 8 (6) :114-124
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1- Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran , M_salehian@iaut.ac.ir
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education, Marand Branch, Islamic Azad University, Marand, Iran
3- MSc, Department of Physical Education, Urmia University of Technology, Urmia, Iran
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Introduction: In recent decades, the interest in assessing, monitoring, and improving physical and mental health has increased significantly, so that improving physical and mental function has been considered a vital goal globally.
Aim: The evaluated the athlete burnout among elite coaches and its relationship with mental health.
Method: The research is correlational. The population was professional male coaches in the super leagues of Basketball, Handball, Volleyball, Futsal, and Wrestling in 2021. According to the statistics of the relevant federations, there were 247 coaches and head coaches. After distributing and collecting research questionnaires, 241 people completely answered the questionnaires. Ryff Scales of Psychological Well-Being (18-item) and Athlete Burnout Questionnaire were used to collect research data. Data were analyzed using SPSS software version 20.
Results: The results showed a negative and significant relationship between athlete burnout and the mental health of coaches. The results of multivariate regression analysis confirmed the inverse relationship between the components of Athlete burnout and mental health. Information related to the goodness of fit index showed that the correlation coefficient (0.361) and the coefficient of determination (0.130) indicate the fitness of the evaluated model. In other words, the relationship between predictor and criterion variables was 36.1%.
Conclusion: Due to the negative effects of burnout on psychological health, it is suggested to coaches to consider the psychological injuries caused by the pressure of training and competitions and pay special attention to them as factors related to reducing mental health.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2021/11/8 | Accepted: 2022/01/10 | Published: 2022/01/29

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